News&Events

28.06.2022
17/02/2022
LEAP project: "The effects of working while in school" forthcoming on AEJ: Applied

Congratulations to our affiliates Thomas Le Barbanchon and Diego Ubfal and their coauthor Federico Araya for the publication. 

14/02/2022
School, Pandemic and Resilience

The video recording of the event "School, Pandemic and Resilience" is now available.

07/02/2022
LEAP Student Grants 2022

LEAP invites affiliated students to submit proposals for research projects on poverty and development issues through the "LEAP Student Grant" project. EXTENDED DEADLINE: March 31, 2022.

25/01/2022
School, Pandemic and Resilience

LEAP is pleased to announce the upcoming event: SCHOOL, PANDEMIC AND RESILIENCE, to discuss the challenges the pandemic has posed to the Italian schooling systems and potential solutions.

10/01/2022
Workshop on Networks and Development: Call for Papers

We are pleased to announce the Workshop on Networks and Development, held on April 21-22/2022 in Naples (Italy). Submit your paper by February 15th, 2022.

20/12/2021
Incentivizing Land Market Participation in Kenya

Diva Barisone on L.Casaburi's seminar: novel insights on mechanisms behind Subsaharian Africa's land market imperfections. 

26/11/2021
LEAP Faculty Grants 2021


LEAP has launched the LEAP Faculty Grants initiative, and funded three new projects by its affiliates

12/11/2021
Short-term impacts of an entertainment education series ‘C’est la vie!’ on young women’s knowledge and attitudes in rural Senegal

Can watching an educational TV series improve young women’s knowledge and attitudes related to gender-based violence, sexual and reproductive health, and maternal and child health? This is the question answered by Melissa Hidrobo, Senior Research Fellow at IFPRI.

 

26/10/2021
LEAP is hiring!

Open post-doc position in development economics at LEAP - Bocconi. Apply on EconJobMarket!

12/10/2021
Happier and Wiser in Developing Countries

Leap student Giorgia Cascone reports on a seminar by Gautam Rao highlighting the lasting benefits of light psychotherapy in alleviating depressive disorders